Policy Code: JEG

Adoption Date: Tuesday, December 14th, 2004

Review Date: Tuesday, November 16th, 2010


Students are required to attend school according to Utah State Code (53A-11) unless officially released by the Board of Education.

Parents or legal guardians may request the release of a student who is at least 16 years old. Such a request must (a) be in writing, (b) state the reasons justifying the release, and (c) be addressed to the superintendent. The superintendent will convey the parent's or guardian's letter to the Board of Education along with a recommendation from the administration relative to the request.

Homebound Instruction (See IGBG)

Home School

Parents desiring to teach their children at home must submit a letter of request to the Board of Education. The parent must agree to meet state standards relative to the hours per day the children will be taught, the number of days per year, and curriculum items to be taught. The Board of Education must approve all home school requests.

Safe School Violations

Expulsion/suspension from school for Safe School violations will follow the procedures outlined in the Safe Schools Policy (JFB).